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The End of the Vietnam War and the Collapse of Empire?
Start Date: 3/4/2013Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 3/4/2013End Time: 8:30 PM

Event Description:
The series, Conflicting Conceptions of Justice in the 1970s, will include artists, activists and scholars who will share their views in lectures and discussion throughout the winter and spring of 2013. Each lecture will comprise a presentation of approximately 45 minutes followed by 45 minutes of Q&A with the audience. The presentations are as stimulating as they are informative, while the discussion segments engage the audience actively and provide an opportunity for the speakers to expound on their ideas. 

March 4: The End of the Vietnam War and the Collapse of Empire?
Speaker: Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, logician, historian, political critic and activist. He is an Institute Professor and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has written on war, politics and mass media, and is the author of more than 100 books. Voted the "world's top public intellectual" in a 2005 poll, he was a major critic of the U.S. wars in Indochina during the 1960s and 70s, and his writings have literally influenced millions. At age 84, he still travels the world speaking truth to power.
Location Information:
New Building - New Building  (View Map)
524 West 59th Street
New York, NY
Room: L.63
Noah Chomsky

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